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  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Urges the Senate Back Into Session to Vote on Legislation to Prevent Gun Violence
    Posted in Press Releases on August 7, 2019 | Preview rr

    Following three tragic shootings in less than a week - two within 24 hours of each other - that left more than 30 dead, Congresswoman Susan Davis called on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to call the Senate back into session to vote on gun violence prevention legislation. Davis joined her 213 of her House Democratic colleagues in sending a letter to the Majority Leader demanding that the Senate return to pass H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act and H.R 1112, the Enhanced Backgro... Read more

  • San Diego Delegation Announces Tijuana River Valley Pollution Solution Bill Package
    Posted in Press Releases on July 22, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment and Energy, Economy and Jobs, Defense and National Security

    Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) along with Reps. Susan Davis (CA-53), Scott Peters (CA-52), and Mike Levin (CA-49), hosted a press conference to announce the introduction of their Tijuana River Valley Pollution Solution bill package. The combined legislation would further support mitigation efforts in the region. “We have an environmental crisis in San Diego. For years, the cross-border flows of wastewater, trash, and sediment coming from the Tijuana River have plagued our region, disrupting the... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Introduces Military Hunger Prevention Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 17, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Congresswoman Susan Davis, a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, introduced legislation to help low-income military families living with food insecurity. The Military Hunger Prevention Act, introduced with Rep. Don Young (R-AK), would create a basic needs allowance to bridge the gap for eligible servicemembers who are currently not eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. “We should be able to meet the basic needs of our military families,” said Da... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Serves Up Solution to Military Hunger in National Defense Authorization Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 12, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Congresswoman Susan Davis, a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, added language to the FY20 National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 2500) to help low-income military families living with food insecurity. Davis’s language would create a basic needs allowance to bridge the gap for eligible servicemembers who are currently not eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. “Of all the sacrifices our military families make, putting food on the table should ... Read more

  • Reps. Davis, Smucker, and Davids Introduce Legislation to End Student Loan Tax
    Posted in Press Releases on July 10, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-CA), Chair of the Higher Education and Workforce Investment Subcommittee, and Rep. Lloyd Smucker (R-PA), Ranking Member of the subcommittee, and Rep. Sharice Davids (D-KS) introduced legislation to eliminate all administrative fees on federal student loans, which would save students over $1.7 billion per year. “Students who are about to take control of their future and invest in their higher education shouldn't be hit with hidden fees.” said Rep. Davis. “Student debt... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis and Sen. Patty Murray Introduce Legislation to End Summer Hunger
    Posted in Press Releases on June 20, 2019 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representative Susan Davis (D-CA-53), a senior member of the House Committee on Education and Labor, and U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), top Democrat on the Senate health committee, introduced legislation to tackle the silent crisis of child hunger impacting families across the country during the summer months. During the academic year, millions of kids from low-income families are able to get free or reduced-priced meals at school, so they can get the nutrition they need to learn in clas... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis NDAA Amendments Passed by House Armed Services Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on June 13, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) had a number of amendments passed by the House Armed Services Committee during the marathon markup session for the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). These amendments were in addition to measures Davis had included in the base bill for the NDAA. The NDAA was approved by the committee early Thursday morning, clearing the bill for the House floor. “My amendments will improve our military, provide critical benefits to our men and women in uniform, and help ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Adds Key Provisions to NDAA Leading Up to Committee Consideration of Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on June 12, 2019 | Preview rr

    As the House Armed Services Committee considers the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) throughout the day today, Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) added key measures to the base bill. As a senior member of the committee, Davis influences policy changes and crafts key provisions each year in the bill. “Each year, the NDAA provides an opportunity to improve on policies of national security and care for our servicemembers and their families,” said Davis. “I’m always proud to play a ro... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Statement on House Vote to Compel Attorney General Barr and Former White House Counsel McGahn to Testify
    Posted in Press Releases on June 11, 2019 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Susan Davis (CA-53), a cosponsor of the House resolution, released the following statement on the House vote to give committees the power to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House Counsel Donald McGahn in civil contempt unless they testify before Congress. Davis was attending her grandson’s graduation and missed the vote, but she would have voted for the resolution. Despite missing this vote, Davis still has a voting attendance record of 98%. “It’s clear Attorney Gen... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Votes to Protect Dreamers, Temporary Protected Status, and Deferred Enforced Departure Immigrants
    Posted in Press Releases on June 4, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    U.S. Rep. Susan Davis (CA-53) voted to protect millions of immigrants who have lived much of their lives in the United States and are contributing to our country in immeasurable ways. The American Dream and Promise Act (H.R. 6) extends protection to those with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Temporary Protected Status (TPS), and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED). “These immigrants are American in every way except on paper,” said Davis, an original cosponsor of H.R. 6. “Many of the... Read more

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